camouflage(redirected from Cryptic colouration)
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Related to Cryptic colouration: protective coloration
camouflageverb adumbrate, alter the appearance of, assume a mask, be concealed, becloud, becurtain, bedim, befog, bemask, blanket, blind, bury, change the face of, cloak, close the curtain, cloud, color, conceal, couch, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive, deform, disguise, dissemble, distort, draw the veil, dress up, embellish, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, fake, gild, give a color to, give a false appearance, give a false coloring, hide, hide away, hide one's identity, keep from sight, keep from view, keep in the dark, keep in the shade, keep out of view, keep secret, make unrecognizable, mask, masquerade, miscolor, obfuscate, obscure, occultate, pervert, put in concealment, reshape, screen, screen from observation, screen from sight, seclude, secrete, shade, shroud, suppress, throw a veil over, twist, twist the meaning of, veil
Associated concepts: fraudulent misrepresentation
See also: blind, cloak, conceal, concealment, cover, deceit, deception, decoy, disguise, distort, distortion, ensconce, enshroud, evasion, falsify, guard, hide, misrepresent, obscure, plant, pretense, pretext, ruse, screen, subterfuge, veil